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Episode 6733

From Countdown

Episode 6733 was broadcast on 19 December 2017, and was the fourth quarter-final of Series 77.

Noel McIlvenny played Eoin Jackson, with Noel McIlvenny winning 111 – 109. The Dictionary Corner guest was Rufus Hound, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: Jackson declared GANDISEEG as the answer in the conundrum; however, this was cut from the final take.[1]

Rounds

Rnd Selection Noel McIlvenny Score Eoin Jackson Others Max.
1 KBLEIETNP PENTILE 7 – 7 PENTILE NETLIKE*, PENIBLE*, PIKELET* 7
2 MEDIGARUW MIRAGED 14 – 14 GAUDIER MAUGRED* 14
3 75 25 50 100 4 3 → 430 431 ☓ 14 – 21 428
4 × 100 + 25 + 3

Best: 430 = ((75 − 4) × 50 × 3 + 100) ÷ 25

24
TTT CRESTASIA He went down without hesitation, and was soon at the bottom. STAIRCASE
4 LIROHITED HOLIER 20 – 27 HOLIER DIORITE, LITHOED, ORTHIDE*, THEROID* 31
5 RJTEEAPNO PATRONEE 28 – 27 PRONATE PEJORATE*, PERONATE 39
6 100 50 6 1 2 5 → 136 136
(5 + 1) × 6 + 100
38 – 37 136
(5 + 1) × 6 + 100


49
7 PRNAIAQNE PANNIER 45 – 37 RAPINE 56
8 CALISOLES LOCALISES 63 – 55 LOCALISES 74
9 75 25 50 100 2 4 → 741 742
(100 + 75 − 2) × 4 + 50
70 – 62 742
(100 + 75 − 2) × 4 + 50

RR: 741 = (50 ÷ 25 + 100) × 2 × 4 − 75

84
TTT LOCUSTEMU One of these creatures can easily get the better of the other. OUTMUSCLE
10 POLIYOTEF POLITE 76 – 68 POLITE FOOTIE*, FOOTLE*, OOLITE*, OOTYPE*, PIOLET*, PLOOTY*, POLITY*, POOLEY*, POOLIE*, POOTLE*, PTOOEY*, TOOLIE* 90
11 GWSIEATVM GAMIEST 83 – 75 GAMIEST MISGAVE*, SIGMATE*, WAVIEST 97
12 HUCONEVUT VOUCH 83 – 81 TOUCHE UNCOUTH* 104
13 DRTIOANEM MONRADITE 101 – 99 MONRADITE 122
14 50 75 1 5 10 8 → 494 494
10 × 50 − 5 − 1
111 – 109 494
10 × 50 − 5 − 1


132
15 SUSIFENNT 111 – 109 UNFITNESS 142